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    • September 7, 2018 11:33:29 AM PDT
    • 'deleted member' you may own the nite but isans own the world and all the knowledge/imagination in it..<3 ~ that's for you(s)

    • February 24, 2018 11:41:50 PM PST
    • 5 years with an ISTJ courtesy of eHarmony (only learned my MBTI type this year and I land ENTP/ENFP). Said ISTJ...longtime accountant/govt employee/necktie everyday type all about his credit score and managing his 401K with a vengeance. ^ Agreed...dependable, stable, boring, predictable, hardly wanted to go anywhere, too quiet, surface responses/reactions, judge-y, conditional, and in the end...soul-crushing. I felt I could never be the true me. Good on paper, bad in reality. The sharp wit displayed on occasion was as good as it got. Those types are more about launching a corporate merger within a relationship.

      Back to having fun again though. FREEDOM, baby!

    • February 7, 2018 6:23:10 AM PST
    • I'm into ENTP men. I like the BS ones, the funny ones, even though I see through a lot of BS, their ability to trigger emotion amuses me. They make the best flirts out of all NT, I think.

      Wether such a thing could be lasting, no idea. I think neither of us would have to worry too much about the other getting attached too fast.

    • November 25, 2017 9:14:04 AM PST
    • I've contacted 5 ENTP females my age on other sites. One didn't seem to be anything like an ENTP. Two had profiles that were very ENTP. One didn't return my massage. The other was instantly no connection. I assume she was writing with her thumbs and so came across as not very bright, very flaky sounding. I could only hang for a a couple messages. The last 2 were Russian and maybe it's a Russian thing but their minds were very closed on the few subjects we discussed. They seemed angry from the start and just got more so.

      So based on my experience with ENTP women (and other types too) I think whether someone would make a good partner has much more to do with developed skilled than base MBTI attributes.

    • November 14, 2017 2:38:41 AM PST
    • As ENTP, I do like ENTP guy.
      My parents are both ENTP and they got along really well to be honest. Free from any kind of drama. Then, my ENTP sister were born and about a year later I was born as ENTP as well. My family is really perfect and dynamic to me right now. There's no mushy gushy feelings since we're all brutally honest.

    • August 11, 2017 10:51:10 PM PDT
    • Yep, been there done that. Like all relationships, but I think especially in a entp x entp relationship, I think it'll only work if both parties are at the same level of maturity. In my case, I was more emotionally mature/my Fe was waaayy more developed than my partner - it was hard watching someone make exactly the same mistakes I made when I was younger. It was pretty hard to resist the urge to lecture him and be all like, "Look dude, I've been there. Please oh god, stop it, do ___ instead."

      Felt more like an extremely good platonic friendship than a romantic relationship, to be honest. In short, I think it'd be a really good friendship, but I'm not sure romantic-wise. But then who knows, maybe that's confirmation bias.

    • July 24, 2017 1:09:03 AM PDT
    • Jan126 said:
      Now that's weird cause heard just the opposite. I heard that ENTP guys make the best wing men- go figure. And you're almost right about ENTP folks, you just got the gender wrong -you probably would NEVER want to date a ENTP guy- they're funny and everything and make good friends, but not great boyfriend material.

      Don't you think it would work in reverse ? See ENTPs have to feel safe in a relationship to fall in love. ENTPs aren't good at making people feel safe. That's why we like INFJs they seem loving and reliable and we give them the space they need.

    • July 23, 2017 12:34:33 PM PDT
    • Now that's weird cause heard just the opposite. I heard that ENTP guys make the best wing men- go figure. And you're almost right about ENTP folks, you just got the gender wrong -you probably would NEVER want to date a ENTP guy- they're funny and everything and make good friends, but not great boyfriend material.

    • July 22, 2017 12:31:47 AM PDT
    • I know one and i think she'd be cool to hang out with but i wouldn't wanna date her. I think they'd make a good wing woman.

    • July 21, 2017 9:24:20 PM PDT
    • I never had any issues with other ENTP's, we got along and comprehend one another. But that was M/M and platonic, I don't really know so much about dating and hetero pairings. I'm unsure if I ever really knew any ENTP females just INTP which works really well.

    • July 21, 2017 8:48:46 AM PDT
    • I don't think ENTPs like each other.

    • June 21, 2017 12:29:27 AM PDT
    • Has anybody been in this type of relationship before? Female ENTP's are extremely rare and I am curious about how it works out with one, being an ENTP male myself.

    • January 2, 2018 3:01:43 PM PST
    • ENTP women can be found anywhere, but places allowing for inventive stuff, debating, marketing jobs give a good chance. There are quite some in business and unconventional jobs.

      ENTP women can be recognized by:

      - direct in conversation
      - dont speak in very emotional ways
      - do may appeal to your emotions, either consciously or subsconsciously
      - can be quite blunt
      - can quickly respond to theories, ideas, dont need a lot of time to consider and respond (typically NE)
      - openminded when it comes to unconventional ideas
      - more often have a sense of humor than other women
      - often quick witted
      - like to debate, are full of ideas
      - brainstorm aloud, so you can follow their thinking steps
      - logical, but may seem random to SJ types
      - often more on the androgynous side mentally
      - are quite independant
      - will more likely to come with solutions and sympathy than empathy when you come to them with a problem

      Their dating profiles and profiles on sites are probably recognised by beeing direct, but may have a slick sauce of ENTP marketing over it.

      When I write profiles I tend to keep in mind how the message will be read by the targetted receiver, and how they will most likely interpretate it. I try to imagine which things they find important to know about, and how to present it, as opposed to only saying what I want. Depending on where it's posted it may contain elements to discourage certain people from responding, which may be placed in the picture section to make sure its seen. (darth vader is great to disencourage sensors, so are personality theory schematics) I also like to game search engines, matching systems, etc, because why not optimalize your exposure. Most matching systems are not written having ENTP women looking for inituitive guys in mind. Systems exist to be cheated.

      While many ENTP will not use such strategies on dating sites, if the profile uses a tactic based on the search system or cheats the matching system, you are most likely dealing with an ENTP or sometimes INTP.

    • November 25, 2017 9:35:41 AM PST
    • Ah, I have to suggest dating sites. Startups is a great place to find them, but what you actually want to find I assume are single and looking ENTP women. And besides, finding an ENTP woman in a startup, then dating them, and then maybe it not working out...awkward work environment.

      I'd echo what ambivert92165 said. ENTP and INFJ are very ambivert. You can't really go by just the E & I.

    • June 17, 2017 11:33:22 AM PDT
    • Back to INTP. It has now stuck.

    • April 21, 2017 8:48:43 PM PDT
    • As a kid I lied a lot. When I was about 8 my Dad said "doesn't lying stress you out". He was right. Haven't since. For sure in a relationship there would be no point to lying because you wouldn't really have a relationship. And, most importantly, I don't need to lying. Saying the truth and simply not saying the truth works better. Truth is a very flexible concept.

    • August 12, 2016 12:53:30 PM PDT
    • Dude your type isn't a mood but ignoring that I typically try to avoid lying not so much because it's wrong but because it's..umm.. see the thing is I like to manipulate people(F with their heads) just to see if I can for fun not evil and lying would just be breaking the rules(cheating) I have for myself so that I don't become a monster. Hard to say that without sounding like a sociopath...but meh..

    • April 21, 2017 8:42:20 PM PDT
    • When you love this thread, but post after only reading a few. (Sorry if this has been posted 20 times already.

      When you are called "insensitive" and "too sensitive" by your partner within 20 seconds AND you just have to point that out.

    • April 18, 2017 10:02:09 AM PDT
    • When ya started reading something on the net 3 hours ago and now ya have 40 tabs open Got bored with it and come here and posted this.

    • December 25, 2016 12:40:55 AM PST
    • -When you could do your school-work, but choose not to because of some fleeting idea that seems super cool
      -When you tell people that you can't think/work in a neat-and-tidy workspace
      -When you ace all your exams but end up getting a B/C in the course due to not doing your homework
      -When you're explaining something to someone and end up saying "Well, it's obviously because... never mind! Trust me, it makes sense."
      -When you know you're bullshiting in a debate, but you hold your ground 'because debating is too fun.'

    • November 21, 2016 9:55:23 PM PST
    • Most of these make sense about me and also most of things from INTP' thread ..
      Didn't finally got which really am i !

    • October 9, 2016 1:44:51 PM PDT
    • My best friend is ENTP is this is pretty much him. Also loves to argue and never shuts up once he's got started. He once sent me a link to a "quick rant" he'd posted on Youtube in response to something ... it was 30mins long. I don't think you get more ENTP than that.

    • September 7, 2016 1:42:54 AM PDT
    • jessj1483 said:
      -Your friends dare you to do crazy things b/c they know you can't resist -You think pretty much everything falls under "common sense" or "self explanatory" and are highly annoyed every time you are reminded that this is absolutely not true for other people -Your boss thinks you have a secret agenda, when really you just want to share your ideas or point out his mistakes (just trying to be helpful!) -You say 100% truthful things about people directly to their face, and then when you realize it hurt their "feelings" (what are those?), you say you were just joking -When making a purchase, you do hours and hours of research on where/what/when to buy to get the best product for the best deal. And still, immediately after purchase, you have buyers remorse. -Most people think you're crazy/weird/wild/ADHD. Some people can't stand that about you. You DGAF. -You've been diagnosed with ADHD, but you're pretty sure you're not the one with the problem... you're just outnumbered.

      Good God, all that in that post and indeed everything on this whole thread just reaffirms the fact that I am not an ENTP. Bu the way, ADHD is not exclusive to any particular personality type. Being an ENTP doesn't mean that you have ADHD or vice-versa. Your cognitive functions are preferences that dictate how you make decisions and how you obtain information. They themselves, or the order in which you use them do not symptomize or cause, ADHD. ADHD is in your genes. I'm an ENTJ with ADHD. This in itself is no surprise since it's an evolutionary hand me down. Somewhere up to 30% of the general population have some amount of ADHD, over and above the 5%-8% that is diagnosed with clinical ADHD. At certain times, particularly if I'm not using meds, if the ADHD is in overdrive, I behave like enough of an ENTP to make me shake my head. But when it comes to getting down to brass tacks and taking a call, I will always act instinctively, immediately and decisively, rather than wait to hear and see more. You guys will look around and think about all the different ways you can act and make sure you know that those are all the only ways you can act, and if you can find more ways, you'll find them, and then you'll act. It's just efficiency versus effectiveness. But then again, sometimes efficiency is more effective than effectiveness itself, while effectiveness is more efficient that efficiency. So it's all good. You pirates, all of you, you savvy?

    • August 15, 2016 1:17:41 AM PDT
    • When you know how to make a million, but don't bother to do anything about it

      When you're the only one in a meeting poiting out the big pink elephant in the room

      When you have great travel plans in your head, but still ends up in some shady hostel due to lack of actual planning

      When you just don't get why nobody ever tells each other that they have bad breath

    • August 12, 2016 1:19:42 PM PDT
    • Lol it's like reading my own thoughts yes thank you lol